Connolly is empathic to all students and situations. They promote BEE Cards, positive referrals on a monthly basis. My sixth grader was give a positive referral and he was thrilled. My seventh grader loves the All Stars program. She is also part of NJHS. In this club, they have done so many things caring for the campus and the community. They lead a school-wide recycling drive.
I would like to see more homework. I have come to understand that my sixth grader is in blocked classes where the direct instruction and application is provided during the school day. This is a WONDERFUL thing!
As I am in aspire officially for a semester and having the chance to experience main campus for the other semester I had very much disliked main campus. On the other hand aspire is a very small structured building holding few kids, giving opportunities to the gifted students that main campus could not withhold. In my favor I was accepted in the gifted program, otherwise I would have changed schools. Aspire itself is a great school
Inspiration is one word for Connolly. After participating in their Career Day events, I have never seen such hard-working teachers and staff. I was thoroughly impressed with the students in the AVID program. Students introduced themselves, shook my hand, and asked me questions. Connolly-hats off to you and your AVID program.
Everything that I would say about this school is positive. My son is 8th grader there and he likes Connolly better than any other school he attended in the past. As a parent, I am attending monthly Booster club meetings and people there are super nice. So, my rating for this school is excellent and five star.